Bollywood 2013: Top 10 Highest First Week Collections

After a poor start to the year with only one clean hit (Jolly LLB) and one huge disappointment (Himmatwala) in Q1 2013, the second quarter began well with Chashme Baddoor striking box-office gold. Other Bollywood releases in April like Nautanki Saala, Commando and Ek Thi Daayan were ‘plus’ films.

Quite surprisingly, the first runaway ‘blockbuster’ of the year was Mohit Suri’s Aashiqui 2, which collected 35.45 crore in it’s first week at the Indian box office. Although the film released on just 1100 screens, the collections were only 8% lower than Himmatwala which released on 3000+ screens and had a ‘A-list’ superstar like Ajay Devgan.

Top 10 Highest Week 1 Collections in 2013

  • Race 2 – 69.6 crore
  • Special 26 – 39.8 crore
  • Himmatwala – 38.7 crore
  • Aashiqui 2 – 35.45 crore
  • Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola – 30.2 crore
  • Chashme Baddoor – 29.2 crore
  • Any Body Can Dance – 25.91 crore
  • Kai Po Che – 25.25 crore
  • Ek Thi Daayan – 24.5 crore
  • Nautanki Saala – 18.7 crore

Which film do you think can surpass the first week collections of Race 2? Tell us in the comments section below.

 

Comments

boss:  (May 4, 2013 at 3:01 pm)

outima first week collections will be 110cr
boss first week 80cr

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nkp:  (May 4, 2013 at 3:17 pm)

Very happy for Aashiqui2..

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soroop:  (May 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm)

Salman khan fan VS Sharukh khan fan

Salman fan : Sharukh khan is finished after 2009
Sharukh fan : In ur dream, right?
Salman fan : His film’s collection is dipping
Sharukh fan : Veer (2010 ) -- 38 crs ( total nett collection )
Dabangg (2010) -- 175 crs ( total nett collection )
My name is khan(2010) -- 166 crs ( total nett collection )
Ready (2011) -- 145 crs ( total nett)
Bodyguard (2011) -- 171 crs ( total nett)
Ra one (2011) -- 159 crs ( total nett)
Don 2 (2011) -- 176 crs ( total nett )
Ek tha Tiget (2012) -- 243 crs ( total nett )
Jab tak hai Jaan (2012) -- 172 crs ( total nett )
dabangg 2 (2012) -- 202 crs ( total nett )
Sharukh fan : Here u can see sharukh is leading in 2010 and 2011 and salman leading in 2012
Sharukh 2010 with 1 movie -- 166 crs
Salman 2010 with 2 movies -- 215 crs
sharukh 2011 with 2 movies -- 335 crs
salman 2011 with 2 movies -- 316 crs
this proves sharukh khan is king of bollywood till 2011
Salman fan : But our sallu is leading in 2012
Sharukh fan : But nobody can become king in 1 year
Salman fan : In India collection, salman is far ahead
Sharukh fan : We agree in India boxoffice salman is ahead but Worldwide collection, sharukh ruled till 2011
Salman fan : but look at Indian collection
Another salman fan : look at India collection
Another one : look at india collection
Sharukh fan : Dont bark guys, here we are talking about total earning
Salman fan : look at india collection
Another Sharukh : No use telling about total boxoffice earning , they will only bark about India
collection.

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JM:  (May 4, 2013 at 4:52 pm)

Aashique 2 has proved again that the screen count alone or the presence of A-list superstar in a film does not mean huge business.

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Spot boy SRK:  (May 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm)

@soroop
Well poor SRK fans need to write such a long article.And they will add all the collections(from anywhere)
Srk fan:Rs 2 from begging on the streets+Rs 50 of srk’s underwear+…..so on.
Haha, lol

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Spot boy SRK:  (May 4, 2013 at 5:29 pm)

Also this SRK will prove Panauti for Rohit Shetty this year.
Breaking news:Chennai express derailed,srk found crying putting his head on deepika’s shoulder!!!

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Spot boy SRK:  (May 4, 2013 at 5:40 pm)

@Indicine
Was’nt ABCD a clean hit?

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boss:  (May 4, 2013 at 5:51 pm)

akshay injured on the sets of encounter

Akshay Kumar’s next, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Again, is almost complete and ready for an Eid release. However, work has slowed down on the few portions yet to be shot after the actor injured himself while shooting for another project, forcing him to rest. A source close to the actor

reveals, “Akshay started work on a film, which is tentatively titled Pistol and is being directed by AR Murugadoss of Ghajini (2008) fame. The movie is full of action sequences and Akshay got injured while performing a stunt that involved him running down a flight of stairs and jumping. In the process, he ended up twisting his ankle.”
The source adds that he was in a lot of pain and the shoot was stopped immediately. However, he insisted on completing the scene as there was some issue with permissions for the location. He was to resume shooting the following day, but has been advised against it.

“There’s no amount of preparation or training that can brace you for an accident. A fall is a fall, but the good news is that at least I didn’t fall from the sixth floor where I started my stunt,” says Akshay.

The actor, however, is happy that he’s recovering fast. He says, “I’m a lucky man. Thanks to the crowd that cheered me on, I felt less pain, and was able to finish my stunt before dashing off to the hospital to scan my injured foot. I have a big climax scene to complete next week, so I really have no time for pain.”

He adds that he’s practically living with his foot in an ice bucket these days. Akshay says, “It’s the cheapest, fastest and most natural way to recover from any injury.”

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DANISH:  (May 4, 2013 at 6:25 pm)

@Soroop
Superb comment my brother!
Below are the worldwide gross box collections of last few SRK & Salman films(Including 1st,2nd & 3rd phase):
My Name Is Khan=227 crores
Ra.one=242 crores
Don 2=242 crores
Jab Tak Hai Jaan=255 crores

Dabangg=215 crores
Ready=185 crores
Bodyguard=227 crores
Ek Tha Tiger=307 crores
Dabangg 2=252 crores

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rizwan khan:  (May 4, 2013 at 8:53 pm)

Boxoffice Comparison Of Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan From 2000-2012.

NOTE : I Have Not Included Those Years Where Anyone Of The Both Actors Have No Releases I A Particluar Yea (Maine Un Years Ko Add Nahi Kiya Jaha Done Mese kisi Ek Actor Ki Release Na HO)
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2000
Shah Rukh Khan ——-- Mohabbatien (33.25 cr -- 2nd Position).
Salman Khan ———— Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega (17.50 cr -- 6th Position).

2001
Shah Rukh Khan ——- Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum (48 cr -- 2nd Position)
Salman Khan ———-- Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (16.50 cr -- 6th Position)

2002
Shah Rukh Khan ——- Devdas (32.50 cr -- 1st Position)
Salman Khan ———-- Hum Tumare Hai Sanam (13.75 cr -- 6th Position)

2003
Shah Rukh Khan ——- Kal Ho Na Ho (35 cr -- 2nd Position)
Salman Khan ———-- Tere Naam (12 cr -- 11th Position)

2004
Shah Rukh Khan —— Veer Zaara (40 cr -- 1st Position)
Salman Khan ———- Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (29.50 cr -- 3rd Position)

2005
Salman Khan ——— No Entry (43 cr -- 1st Position)
Shah Rukh Khan —- Paheli (13 cr -- 21st Position)

2006
Shah Rukh Khan —- Don (51 cr -- 5th Position)
Salman Khan ——-- Jaan-E-mann (25.50 cr -- 13th Position)

2007
Shah Rukh Khan —- Om Shanti Om (79.42 cr -- 1st Position)
Salman Khan ——-- Partner (61.19 cr -- 5th Position)

2008
Shah Rukh Khan — Rab Ne Banadi Jodi (86.78 cr -- 2nd Position)
Salman Khan ——- Yuvraj (17 cr -- 24th Position)

2009
No Shah Rukh Release, So No Comparison Between These Both.

2010
Salman Khan —— Dabangg (142 cr -- 1st Position)
Shah Rukh Khan — My Name Is Khan (72.75 cr -- 4th Position).

2011
Salman Khan —— Bodyguard (147 cr -- 1st Position)
Shah Rukh Khan — Ra.One (125 cr -- 3rd Position)

2012
Salman Khan ——- Ek Tha Tiger (199 cr -- 1st Position)
Shah Rukh Khan — Jab Tak Hai Jaan (122 cr -- 4th Position).
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Shah Rukh Khan Data:
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Blockbuster = 3.
Super Hit —- 3.
Hits ———-- 5.
Averages —- 0.
Flops ——— 1.

Success Percentage —— 91.66%
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Salman khan Data :
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Blockbuster = 4.
Super Hit —- 1.
Hits ———-- 1.
Averages —- 4.
Flops ——— 2.

Success Percentage —— 50%

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SHAH RUKH KHAN Topped 8 Times.
SALMAN KHAN topped 4 Times.
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Navin:  (May 4, 2013 at 9:12 pm)

@dinesshh You sorry pathetic excuse for a human being- You havent answered my question but Im gonna take the high road and leave your parents alone. I love them more than you love them, I now love them more than my own folks and clearly I now love them more than you do…! :-)
Must be hard for them, having to endure your stupidity for life and tolerate your total lack of respect for any values all this time speaks very well of them- they certainly are alot more tolerant of the indefensible than most people I know so my deepest most sincerest respects go out to them…! :-)
You on the other hand suck as a human being and you now join Rishi in my ‘not so nice peoples’ list but I will let you 2 clowns carry on recklessly until a time I see fit to sort out your accounts. Chennai Depress is nearing release so up until that time Im focusing all my efforts on those joker boys ‘Damn’, ‘remotecontrol’ and ‘G@y1′ etc etc. Enjoy your miserable life you ungrateful sod and refrain from doing anything else that can become total embarrassment to your great parents- they deserve better than you…! ;-)

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Navin:  (May 4, 2013 at 9:27 pm)

@soroop Great story but for the record when you have a supposedly intelligent conversation with a bhai fan then make sure its not a joker calling himself ‘beingsallufan’…! That clown is very much a Srk fan and his intelligence only just beats your very own level…
2 srk fans discuss boxoffice numbers,
‘remotecontrol’ brings the India collections figures.
‘soroop’ brings the Worldwide Collections figures.
Now both argue about how to work out the very important ‘Overseas’ figure.
‘remotecontrol’ wants to multiply the numbers together.
‘soroop’ simply wants to add the figures together.
Then ‘john cena fan’ arrives and says:- “hey guys You Cant See Me and this overseas figure, why dont we add together the figures and then add the number of screens and the number of shows and call that the overseas figure???”
Both ‘remotecontrol’ and ‘soroop’ say:- “What a brilliant idea our brother wearing short pants.”
Before the party can start ‘IMAM’ arrives:- “Hey before you publish the data, let me bless the figures with my home made holy water and to give you guys credit, let me publish the figure during my next sadistic press release and tell the world I got this figure from my highly reliable sources in the
Afghan mountains…!”

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sanket:  (May 4, 2013 at 9:28 pm)

saroop srk is nothing.just seeing overseas we cannot call him king. and INCLUDING INDIA+OVERSEAS dabangg2 and ek tha tiger has better collectionthan alll srk movies.so over alll ling is salman.

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sanket:  (May 4, 2013 at 9:45 pm)

soroop, even in trp salman is ahead of srk bodyguard, dabangg.salman is most search bollywood actor on google.salman is also voted higher than srk in most sexiest man in asia. salman is ahead of srk in almost everything now.

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What the hell:  (May 4, 2013 at 10:54 pm)

koi batayega what is clean hit and is there something called dirty hit too?? LMAO :)

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soroop:  (May 4, 2013 at 11:42 pm)

@DANISH, thnx. I have given net collection of each SRK and salman films.
2010 -- SRK leading
2011 -- SRK leading
2012 -- salman leading
But trade, medias, salman fans, haters only talk abt INDIA’s collection and exaggerate. But truth is SRK was leading untill 2011. I have given everything with PROOF.

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soroop:  (May 4, 2013 at 11:56 pm)

@spot boy. I took from boxofficeindia.com, which we everyone follow. The collection which i given is not gross collection, infact it’s net collection. That’s why u got confused Mr. KING (of idiot world )

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soroop:  (May 5, 2013 at 3:34 pm)

@Navin. I dunno why ur spreading so much foolishness. Bollywood is not just for indian people. Bollywood films are for every bollywood lover. Trade and salman fans can boast off indian collection. Leave india collection and overseas collection behind and take films total earning i to consideration then u will find sharukh khan ruled untill 2011, its a fact. Salman is ahead in 2012, just for 1 year?!

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Nikhil:  (May 5, 2013 at 7:51 pm)

I think by the end of the year, Race 2 won’t be in top 5. There are too many big released coming up.

Although Salman might not have a movie releasing at the end of the year, there’s Aamir, SRK, HR, and Akshay. Even Ranbhir’s YJHD can overtake Race 2. And I hope like Kahaani, Ghanchakkar will also be a super hit :)

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Romance Express:  (May 5, 2013 at 9:17 pm)

@boss No doubt srk allways king of oversease and sultan of bollywood more than 20year. Boss col more than ouatim2 as it solo release and great action and universal apple. Ouatim2 clash with bollywood badsha film remember king khan and rohit combo, and ouatim2 is an adult content gangstar film like shoot out at wadala.

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Romance Express:  (May 5, 2013 at 11:08 pm)

@nikhil keep it in your dream that yjhd cross race 2 net col, it can’t cross cocktail life time col as yjhd music is not become so popular like jab we met or love aaj kal or cocktail. I told every one before the release of chennai express no film can cross 50cr in just 3 days, it is done by saif ali khan next seen in go goa gone and bullet raja in this year.

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soroop:  (May 6, 2013 at 12:08 am)

@sanket. Ur right, salman has 2 films with better worldwide business. That’s why he is no.1 in 2012 but SRK leads in 2010 and 2011 respectively

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mohit:  (May 6, 2013 at 1:59 am)

Yaah!
Srk is the king and be the king for ever
JTHJ -- 255 cr.
Dabangg2 -- 252 cr.

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yaseen:  (May 12, 2013 at 5:13 am)

salman khan fans,where were you till 2010,dont forget all those salman khan flops…SRK has been the Badshah since 1998,Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,compare their total hits and flops,SRK is way better than Salman.

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Biplove karki:  (May 18, 2013 at 10:33 am)

Comparing to both SRK and Salman , SRK always leads and will be king khan forever

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